Health & Safety Officer – Dublin

Salary: €40,000 - €45,000
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We’re currently recruiting a Health & Safety Officer to join a leading Civil engineering contractor in Dublin The company specialises in works ranging from €5m – €200m and are located throughout Ireland. The Health & Safety Officer is responsible for advising on overall compliance in accordance with company policy and relevant statutory provisions. This is a permanent position and this company have advised there is a pathway for training and career progression.

health & safety officerDuties:

  • Conducting regular, formal site audits and carrying out inspections as directed in the Safety Management System;
  • Ensuring that record of statutory inspections are kept for all activities and plant equipment;
  • Delivering Health & Safety induction programs for new employees or contractors working on site;
  • Managing and making recommendations for Personal Protection Equipment required
  • Serving as representative as site meetings;
  • Organising and chairing the Safety Meetings for main contractor and Sub-Contractors personnel
  • Ensuring sub-contractor safety statements and required Method statement are available on site and assess sub-contractor statements and method statements, assisting where required;
  • Advising / assisting Site Management in drafting and communicating Method Statements;
  • Compiling, updating and communication site Emergency Plans
  • Conducting preliminary accident investigations and statutory notifications,
  • Making sure First Aiders are available, that an adequate quantity of First Aid supplies is in stock and that all relevant Certs are updated;
  • Collecting and collating relevant information for inclusion in the Safety File and preparing for handover to the Client at the end of the project.

Requirements:

  • Professional qualification in a health & safety discipline
  • 3+ years’ experience in construction industry is essential
  • Civil engineering environment experience is preferred but not essential
  • Excellent communication, leadership & presentation skills.
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